Iran’s coverage: IRGC chief scorns Bibi’s anti-Iran rhetoric, warns Israel not to play with lion’s tail

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IRGC chief to Netanyahu: ‘Don’t play with lion’s tail’

Highlighted that Iranian military advisers and weapons will remain in Syria, Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Commander warned Israeli regime’s prime minister on Wednesday that he should not ‘play with the lion’s tail’.

FM: Iran ready to sign “Zero Tariffs” deal with Iraq

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced the country’s willingness to ink a deal with Iraq to drop customs tariffs between the two countries.


President hails Iran’s breakthrough in space technology

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the country’s success in launching satellites into space as a great achievement, saying trivial shortcomings will be addressed soon.


KRG finance minister favors boosting ties with Iran

The Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Finance Minister Rebaz Hamlan stressed the need for promoting all-out ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Qom seminary warns joining FATF favors enemies

A host of elites from Qom seminary wrote a letter to the head of Expediency Council, warning that Iran’s joining FATF leads to enemies’ complete dominance over the country’s banking affairs.

Iraq, Syria defeated Daesh, US had no role: Zarif

Iran’s foreign minister said on Wednesday it was the Iraqi and Syrian people who defeated the Daesh (ISIS) Takfiri terrorist group and the United States had no role in the issue.


Nazanin Zaghari provided with best conditions in prison

Tehran’s Attorney General Abbas Jafari responded to the recent allegations by British government against the Islamic Republic as for Nazanin Zaghari’s case, saying “the convicts being held in Iranian prisons for security offenses are provided with best conditions regarding using phone calls, meeting with families and medical care.”


Iran Armed Forces chief of staff talks military coop. with Azerbaijan president

Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri has met and held talks with President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Baku on Wednesday.


Iran to open bunkering terminal in blow to UAE’s Fujairah

Iran will start bunkering operations at a newly-built ship fueling terminal on the Persian Gulf island of Qeshm by next month, the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) said Wednesday.


Iran calls for release of Iranian journalist arrested in US – IRNA

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman on Wednesday called for the immediate release of a journalist arrested in the United States while working for Iran’s English-language state TV.